DefenceSynergia Briefing – The Retirement of Tornado GR4 and A Restrictive Ministry Of Defence Two Fast Jet Fleet Policy

DefenceSynergia (DS) must, once again, draw attention to the incoherent and risky air power policy of the Royal Air Force (RAF) inherent in the planned retirement of the Tornado GR4 fleet by mid 2019 especially when linked to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) ill advised ‘Two Fast Jet Fleet’ policy. Until recently the RAF had Continue reading

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Vital Wake Up Call From VCDS, General Sir Gordon Messenger by Howard Wheeldon 5 March 2018

DefenceSynergia is indebted to Howard Wheeldon for this timely and pertinent review of Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS), Gen Sir Gordon Messenger’s, recent media interview taken alongside the views expressed by the Chief of the General Staff (CGS), Gen Sir Nick Carter and Gen Sir Richard Barrons, the recently retired head of UK Joint Forces Command. Indeed, their interventions and warnings Continue reading

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